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Senior officer: Peres was a liar

Sayeret Matkal officer says, 'Peres was a liar and cheater, he had no part in Operation Entebbe.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2016, 11:20 PM

INTO THE FRAY: Israel in Wonderland

​​​​​​​The demise of Shimon Peres unleashed a tidal wave of mendacity & hypocrisy that underscores the dominance the delusional dictates of political correctness have over political discourse in  (and on) Israel.Dr. Martin Sherman, 10/7/2016, 10:49 AM

Peres the Divider

In reality, Shimon Peres was a chronic force of division and rancor in Israeli society. Menachem Ben-Mordechai, 10/7/2016, 10:45 AM

Biden to speak at event memorializing Peres

Vice President Joe Biden to speak at a memorial for Shimon Peres at a Washington, D.C., synagogue.JTA, 10/6/2016, 3:53 AM

Expert: The Arabs viewed Peres as a 'butcher'

Israelis saw Shimon Peres as a man of peace, but the Arab world saw him in a different way, says Dr. Ephraim Herrera.Eliran Aharon, 10/6/2016, 2:14 AM

Kissing Mahmoud Abbas

Is it the same Abbas I know who was fawned over by Israeli leaders at the Peres funeral? Jack Engelhard, 10/5/2016, 8:33 AM

Beyond the accolades: A sobering retrospection of Shimon Peres

Shimon Peres, with his fondness for a universalism – an offshoot of his socialist, and later global, inclinations – that was the hallmark of the Left, offered us a New Middle East where both sides were wrong. Murderer and victim alike. Meir Jolovitz, 10/5/2016, 8:15 AM

PLO's Ashrawi: Peres talked peace, did nothing

In NY Times op-ed article, Hanan Ashrawi blasts Peres as a failure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/4/2016, 7:57 PM

Will a highway be renamed after Peres?

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is considering renaming the Ayalon Highway after former president at the request of his family.Elad Benari, Canada, 10/2/2016, 9:21 PM

Netanyahu stopped Peres from forming PA state

Shimon Peres and Abbas reportedly set up program to allow Jews to remain in Palestine, only to have Netanyahu pull the plug.Gary Willig, 10/2/2016, 2:11 PM

'Why did people line up to shake Abbas's hand?'

Jewish Home chairman surprised to see so many senior Israeli officials standing in line to shake hands with PA chairman at Peres funeral.Hezki Baruch, 10/2/2016, 3:40 AM

The rewriting of Modern Zionist history

May Shimon Peres be credited with his many positive deeds and accomplishments. May he merit a place in the World to Come. This essay is not about him. Tzvi Fishman, 10/1/2016, 8:16 PM

Abbas under fire for attending Peres funeral

PA chairman criticized by his people for attending the funeral of Shimon Peres and shaking Netanyahu's hand.Ben Ariel, Canada, 10/1/2016, 12:02 AM

Shimon Peres's secret

In 2014, former President Shimon Peres revealed a secret to two journalists. What was it?Arutz Sheva North America Staff, 9/30/2016, 10:28 PM

Netanyahu, Rivlin shake hands with PA chairman

Israeli Prime Minister and President both shake hands with PA chairman at the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.Elad Benari, Canada, 9/30/2016, 8:25 PM

WATCH: David D'Or performs 'Avinu Malkeinu'

Musician David D'Or honors Peres' request to perform Avinu Malkeinu at funeral.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2016, 12:30 PM

Man criticized Peres, detained for questioning

Man who criticized Peres on Facebook detained for questioning and forbidden to travel to Jerusalem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2016, 9:38 AM

INTO THE FRAY: Shimon Peres (1923-1985; 1986-2016)

​​​​​​​Paradoxically, it was not Peres’s successes – but his failures – that catapulted him to international stardom; not his impressive accomplishments, but the disastrous fiascoes in pursuit of his wildly unrealistic illusions.Dr. Martin Sherman, 9/30/2016, 9:20 AM

Shimon Peres laid to rest

Thousands of people attended the funeral of former president and prime minister who passed away at 93.Ido Ben Porat, 9/30/2016, 8:17 AM

Shimon Peres funeral, 27 Elul, the day the Oslo Accords were signed

The architect of Oslo has been called to give account in the Heavens today, during the period when all Jews are judged for their past actions.Today's date is Elul 27 which fell on September 13 in 1993, the very day the Oslo Accords were signed.Rabbi Yoel Domb, 9/30/2016, 7:58 AM

Clinton: Peres spoke like a psalm

Democratic presidential nominee speaks with Jewish leaders ahead of Rosh Hashanah, reaffirms her commitment to Israel.Elad Benari, 9/30/2016, 3:43 AM

Hamas: Abbas 'disregarding the martyrs'

Hamas blasts PA chairman for attending the funeral of former President Shimon Peres and sending condolences to his family.Ben Ariel, 9/30/2016, 1:13 AM

Netanyahu meets with world leaders

Prime Minister Netanyahu meets Federica Mogherini and Bill Clinton as world leaders arrive for Peres's funeral.Nitsan Keidar, 9/29/2016, 11:39 PM

Peres' son-in-law 'disappointed' by Arab MKs

'The Arabs never miss an opportunity to miss an opportunity.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 10:24 PM

Traffic details during Peres' funeral

The Jerusalem area will be significantly blocked during Shimon Peres' funeral. Here's what you need to know.Reut Hadar, 9/29/2016, 9:38 PM

Police arrest Jews, Arabs ahead of Peres funeral

Israeli Police Chief reveals preemptive arrests of right-wing activists and Arabs prior to funeral for Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 9:31 PM

Memorial ceremony for Peres held in United Nations

UN Secretary-General, US Ambassador, join representatives from more than 40 countries to pay last respects to Israeli president.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 8:35 PM

'Peres was proud of Ofra'

Former Binyamin Regional Council Head recounts how Shimon Peres was proud and supportive of the fledgling community in Judea and Samaria.Eliran Aharon, 9/29/2016, 8:03 PM

Israeli security forces gear up for Peres funeral

Shin Bet security agency will be responsible for guarding 20 presidents, 15 foreign ministers, 5 heads of state, and other VIPs.Ido Ben Porat, 9/29/2016, 7:10 PM

PA media demonizes Peres

Palestinian media unleashed a campaign of demonization following Peres' passing.Tal Polon, 9/29/2016, 5:45 PM

Mahmoud Abbas to attend Peres funeral

Palestinian Authority leader pledges to attend former Israeli president's funeral in Jerusalem on Friday, despite diplomatic deadlock.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 3:51 PM

Katzover: I won’t attend Peres’ funeral

Benny Katzover mentioned Peres’ good deeds at the beginning of his career but cant forget the damage he didArutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 2:20 PM

Bahrain minister in surprise tribute to Peres

Foreign Minister of Arab country pays tribute to Peres, inviting swift condemnation from colleagues, calling Peres a 'killer of children'.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 12:51 PM

Bill Clinton pays his final respects to Peres

The public is invited to the Knesset plaza to pay their final respect to the former President and PM, last of the founding generation.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 12:27 PM

Nissim Ze'ev remembers Peres as a man who respecte

In former Shas Party MK Nissim Ze’ev's assessment, Shimon Peres changed his views on the Middle East in his final years.Emily Rose , 9/29/2016, 9:38 AM

His security detail never left his side

Peres' security detail protected him for over 40 years, staying with him day and night, indoors or outdoors, rain or shine. Picures inside.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 7:52 AM

U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff for Peres

President Barack Obama orders flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of former Israeli President.Elad Benari, 9/29/2016, 5:32 AM

'Peres played a role in the settlement enterprise'

Daniella Weiss points out Peres’s contribution to the settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria, but also can't forget Oslo.Benny Tocker, 9/29/2016, 4:46 AM

Peres's hometown says goodbye

Residents of Shimon Peres’s hometown in Belarus pay their respects outside his childhood home.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/29/2016, 3:14 AM

Rivlin returns to Israel ahead of Peres funeral

President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, place a flower on Peres's statue at the Presidential Residence.Hezki Baruch, 9/29/2016, 12:08 AM

Confirmed: Obama will attend Peres's funeral

White House confirms that President Obama will lead the American delegation to take part in Shimon Peres's funeral.Elad Benari, 9/28/2016, 11:29 PM

Jewish groups around the world laud Peres

Jewish groups in Israel, US, and the world, praise Shimon Peres as statesman and peacemaker.JTA, 9/28/2016, 6:28 PM

Knesset flags lowered to half-mast

Speaker Edelstein: 'When I visited Peres last week, I was optimistic, sure that he'll be there at the open of the Knesset winter session.'Hezki Baruch, 9/28/2016, 5:46 PM

'Sonya cooked, Shimon washed the dishes'

Former Chief Rabbi Lau remembers Peres the man: 'We can learn from his how to be stubborn, to stand up for our principles and not give up.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 5:05 PM

'Shimon Peres eliminated Israel's deadliest enemy'

Elyakim Haetzni of Kiryat Arba wonders 'how many of the Arabs whom Peres made into leaders will show up at his funeral?'Yoel Domb, 9/28/2016, 4:13 PM

'Peres devoted his life to our nation and peace'

Netanyahu responds to passing of former President, recalls his first encounter with him 40 years ago.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 2:59 PM

Hamas celebrates Peres' death

'The Palestinian people are happy at the death of this criminal,' says Hamas spokesperson.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 2:52 PM

Unprecedented preparations for Peres funeral

World leaders to converge on Har Herzl this Friday for massive state funeral for Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 2:43 PM

'One of the founding fathers of Israel'

Israel’s ninth President and former Prime Minister Shimon Peres dies at 93 after suffering a major stroke.Yoni Kempinski, 9/28/2016, 12:58 PM

Hemi Peres: My father built our future

Former president's family speaks out after his death.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 10:46 AM

Netanyahu: Peres who championed defense of Israel

Prime Minister eulogizes former rival and 1996 election opponent as 'visionary' who 'strengthened Israel's defense.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 10:29 AM

Obama, world leaders to attend Peres funeral

Obama, Clinton among world leaders set to travel to Israel Friday for funeral of former President Shimon Peres.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/28/2016, 10:17 AM

Obama: Todah rabah, Shimon

President Obama, Clinton family praise former President Peres following announcement of his death. 'He was a dreamer'.JTA, 9/28/2016, 9:24 AM

'Last of Israel's founding fathers has left us'

'I'll miss Peres,' says Education Minister after former President dead at 93.David Rosenberg, 9/28/2016, 8:02 AM

Peres' family members called to hospital

Doctors for former Israeli President say his condition has declined significantly, they've called his family members to come part from him.Yoel Domb, 9/27/2016, 5:45 PM

Small improvement in Peres' condition

The condition of 9th President Shimon Peres is stable and there is a small improvement in his breathing.Shlomo Pyutrokowski, 9/22/2016, 12:14 PM

Watch: President visits fmr. president in hospital

Former president Peres remains in critical condition at the Sheba Medical Center. President Rivlin calls him 'a true hero for Israel'.ILTV, 9/19/2016, 11:16 AM